Library on wheels : Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's first bookmobile / Sharlee Glenn
Book | Abrams Books for Young Readers | 2018

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52 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 27 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 46-48) and index.
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"As librarian at the Washington County Free Library in Maryland, Mary Lemist Titcomb was concerned that the library was not reaching all the people it could. She was determined that everyone should have access to the library--not just adults and those who lived in town. Realizing its limitations and inability to reach the county's 25,000 rural residents, including farmers and their families, Titcomb set about to change the library system forever with the introduction of book-deposit stations throughout the country, a children's room in the library, and her most revolutionary idea of all--a horse-drawn Book Wagon."--Amazon.com.
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9781419728754 (hardcover)
141972875X (hardcover)
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